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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,171,900 0.5 % $22.03 $45,830 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.64 $15.37 $19.40 $26.10 $33.68
Annual Wage (2) $26,290 $31,960 $40,350 $54,290 $70,060


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Merchandise Stores 244,440 7.81 $20.55 $42,750
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 155,030 5.33 $21.89 $45,530
Clothing Stores 109,790 10.66 $20.98 $43,640
Gasoline Stations 89,290 9.56 $18.37 $38,220
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 72,980 6.36 $23.42 $48,720

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 28,170 13.82 $19.52 $40,610
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 18,430 11.37 $20.87 $43,400
Clothing Stores 109,790 10.66 $20.98 $43,640
Gasoline Stations 89,290 9.56 $18.37 $38,220
Book Stores and News Dealers 7,330 9.53 $19.57 $40,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 70 0.01 $42.06 $87,490
Support Activities for Mining 30 0.01 $38.81 $80,710
Automobile Dealers 49,210 3.80 $36.74 $76,420
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 80 0.01 $34.60 $71,970
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 30 0.01 $34.17 $71,080


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 116,620 6.71 0.84 $22.32 $46,430
Texas 103,010 8.29 1.04 $21.78 $45,290
Florida 83,260 9.47 1.19 $22.17 $46,110
New York 65,890 6.92 0.87 $24.89 $51,780
Pennsylvania 47,640 8.07 1.01 $22.42 $46,630




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 13,370 11.85 1.48 $19.56 $40,680
Alabama 21,830 11.06 1.39 $20.27 $42,160
Montana 4,980 10.64 1.33 $21.12 $43,940
South Carolina 22,400 10.63 1.33 $19.78 $41,140
Hawaii 6,650 10.47 1.31 $22.97 $47,770




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 3,260 6.73 0.84 $28.83 $59,960
New Jersey 28,460 6.96 0.87 $26.10 $54,280
Connecticut 14,540 8.74 1.09 $25.74 $53,540
Colorado 19,570 7.31 0.92 $25.33 $52,680
Washington 24,310 7.33 0.92 $24.91 $51,820





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 63,960 6.62 0.83 $26.35 $54,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 39,670 6.36 0.80 $22.17 $46,110
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 28,520 6.10 0.76 $22.45 $46,690
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 28,520 7.80 0.98 $22.24 $46,270
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 23,460 8.88 1.11 $22.94 $47,720
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 23,420 7.67 0.96 $23.05 $47,950
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 22,760 7.16 0.90 $24.62 $51,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 21,460 7.82 0.98 $21.77 $45,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 20,820 7.24 0.91 $24.35 $50,650
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 19,500 6.97 0.87 $24.93 $51,850